• Everyone you meet is another interview
  • You can’t have all the answers. So everything should be made as simple as possible but no more simple
  • The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can’t read
  • Teachers open the door but you must enter yourself
  • What we are looking for are 50-50 odds which pay three to one
  • Meetings are indispensable when you don’t want to do anything
  • Better roughly right than precisely wrong
  • Where there is no bread there is no law & where there is no law there is no bread
  • You are wondering why this speaker is so old. Well the answer is obvious-because he hasn’t died yet
  • What will really fail in life? Sloth & unreliability
  • Necessity never made a good bargain
  • Take a simple idea & take it seriously
  • A great business at a fair price is better than a fair business at a great price
  • The chairman has decentralised power short of abdication
  • We measure everything against our alternatives
  • People don’t think about the consequences of consequences
  • A lot of success in life & business comes from knowing what to avoid- Early death, a bad marriage, AIDS, doing cocaine
  • Someone will be getting richer faster than you. This is not a tragedy
  • How to beat inflation?-not to have a lot of silly needs in your life- you don’t need a lot of material goods
  • If you tell somebody to do something & don’t tell him why, you could get fired. In fact you would get fired if you did it twice.
  • We are old too soon & too late smart
  • A great man’s epitaph- I did not completely die